- Workshops: Summer 2013, experimental type design in Italy
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Donald Tarallo has his BA in Studio Arts and Graphic Design from Clark University, his MFA in Graphic Design from Rhode Island School of Design, and he studied in the “Weiterbildungsklasse” at the Basel School of Design in Switzerland. During his graduate studies at the Rhode Island School of Design he was a research assistant on the Universal Web Design Project where he helped develop web accessibility guidelines for graphic designers.
Since 1998, Don has maintained a freelance practice working on projects in identity, publication, and web design. He has worked as an art director and photographer in Oslo, Norway, and as an identity designer at Interbrand in Seoul, Korea. His passion for typography and identity design has gained him to work on the development of the visual identities for Sotheby’s, Icograda, and the Hong Kong Design Institute. Since 2003, Don has been the design consultant for Community MusicWorks in Providence; one of the top fifty after school arts programs in the United States.
Don is a recipient of a Marion and Jasper Whiting Fellowship for research on the history of typography in Italy. He has received design awards by the American Institute for Graphic Arts and the Graphic Communications Industry of Rhode Island. His work and essays have been published in China, Korea, Japan, and the United States in journals such as; Design Principles and Practices: An International Journal, Visual Communication Quarterly, and the Korean Design Research Insititute’s Good Design and Bad Design. He is a member of the International Council of Communication Design (ICOGRADA) and the Society of Typographic Aficionados (SoTA). He has taught graphic design at Clark University, Guangzhou Academy of Fine Art (China), Rhode Island School of Design, and the Samsung Art and Design Institute (South Korea). Don is an Assistant Professor and Presidential Fellow (2012–2013) at Bridgewater State University in Massachusetts.